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Posted on: June 1, 2020

UPDATE: Aggravated Robbery in Rural Lewisville

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On Saturday, May 30th at 6:10 pm, Mankato Police Officers and Blue Earth County Investigators arrested 20-year-old Thiyang Biel Gatkuoth at a Mankato hotel in connection to the rural Lewisville robbery.

Gatkuoth is being held in the Blue Earth County Jail ...

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County News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Election Judges Needed for Elections in 2020

Election Judges

Blue Earth County is placing a call for eligible residents to serve as election judges on Primary Day, August 11, and Election Day, November 3. Serving can be a rewarding way to learn about the electoral process and perform an important community service....

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County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Counterfeit Pills Cause of Three Overdose Victims

Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force Handcuffs

On 05/21/20 at approximately 0221 hours Officers from the Mankato Department of Public Safety and first responders were called to a drug overdose incident at an apartment on Monks Avenue in the City of Mankato.  First responders found three overd...

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County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

We're Committed to Your Mental Health

Mental Health Center

Every May, mental health awareness focuses on promoting steps for better mental wellness. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social isolation, awareness of mental health has never been more important.

Blue Earth County is recognizing this mon...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Make Your Appointment

License Center Appointments

In-person License Center services are available BY APPOINTMENT for Driver’s License and ID cards, motor vehicle registration and transfers, vital records and more. 

To make an appointment:

  1. Click here.
  2. Select the service you need to make a...
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Posted on: May 19, 2020

County Road 10 Road Closure

County Road 10 Closed

County Road 10 between the Blue Earth River and County Road 1, in Vernon Center and Lyra Townships, will be closed for reconstruction beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 10 to be closed until fall. Thru-traff...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Sherman Street Closure in Good Thunder

Sherman Street Closed

County Road 1 (Sherman St.) between the west city limits and Ewing St. in Good Thunder will be closed for reconstruction beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 1 (Sherman St.) to be closed until late August. Cou...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Summer Reading Program

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program Logo

The 2020 Summer Reading Program is going virtual! Beginning today, May 18, children and adults can earn prizes for reading and can enjoy online programs through the Blue Earth County Libraries.

Kids ages newborn to 17 are invited to take part in the 2020 &...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Changes to Filing Process

Candidate Filing May 19 - June 2

Candidate filings begin Tuesday, May 19 at 8 a.m. and will run through Tuesday, June 2 at 5 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Earth County is providing flexibility for candidates to file.

Candidates wishing to file for seats in Blue Earth County, and...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Library Offers Contactless Pickup

Contactless Pickup

Beginning today, Monday, May 4, the Mankato location of the Blue Earth County Library System will begin providing contactless pick up for library materials.

Patrons can request materials in one of three ways:

  1. Visiting the Library’s catalog at www....
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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Resources for Farmers

MN Farm and Rural Helpline Graphic

Spring planting is always a busy time for farmers; and a worldwide pandemic only amplifies the stress and uncertainty that accompanies the season.

"Planting season means long hours and lots of unknowns for area farmers," says Shane Bugeja, an Ext...

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County News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

PPE Donations Accepted

Donate PPE

Beginning 9 a.m., Monday (April 13), donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be brought to the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center (formerly the Mankato Civic Center), 1 Civic Center Plaza. Donated PPEs will be sanitized and re-packaged fo...

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County News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Information

COVID19

Blue Earth County is working closely with MDH and other local partners to respond to COVID-19. Get information, prevention tips, and links to resources on our COVID-19 information page.

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Library Taking Precautions

All Blue Earth County Library Locations closed.

All Blue Earth County Library locations  will be closed beginning Monday at 5 p.m. until March 27. These closures are in alignment with the latest guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Blue Earth County’s top priority is en...

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